Recent books on jewellery
The following books of interest to jewellery historians have been published recently and noted by Jewellery History Today. For lists of books published earlier, click here. Titles with a reference to JHT at the end are reviewed in that issue. To read the review (members only),
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Marjan Unger, Suzanne van Leeuwen.
Rijksmuseum/Nai010, 2017, €39.95.
640 pages, hardback, 14 x 19.5 cm.
Joaquim Capdevila. New Jewellery in Barcelona.
Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2017, €48.
296 pages, hardback, 24 x 28 cm, English, Catalan.
Liv Blåvarp. Jewellery – Structures in Wood.
Cecilie Skeide, Anne Britt Ylvisåker.
Arnoldsche Art Publishers, 2017, €34.
144 pages, hardback, 24 x 29 cm, English, Norwegian.
Koh-i-Noor. The History of the World's Most Infamous Diamond.
William Dalrymple, Anita Anand.
Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017, £16.99.
352 pages, hardback, 21.6 x 13.5 cm.
Chaumet: Parisian Jeweler Since 1780.
Flammarion, Sep. 2017, £80.
400 pages, hardback, 31.5 x 25.2 cm.
Imperial Splendours. The art of jewellery since the 18th century.
The Forbidden City Publishing House, 2017, ¥99.
205 pages, paperback, 19.5 x 19 cm, Chinese, English.
Published in association with an exhibition at the Palace Museum, Beijing.
Cravat & Tie Pins Past & Present.
James G. Gosling.
Bower Parham Stewart Limited, 2017, £30.
100 pages, hardback, 25 x 21 cm.
Il gioiello e il viaggio. Jewellery and journey.
Marsilio, 2016, €20.
96 pages, catalogue, Italian, English.
Published in association with an exhibition at Museo Poldi Pezzoli, Milan.
The Ring of Truth: and other myths of sex and jewelry.
Oxford University Press, 2017, $34.95.
424 pages, hardback, 9.3 x 6.4 inches.
Gioielli vertiginosi. Ada Minola e le avanguardie artistiche a Torino nel secondo dopoguerra.
Silvana, 2016, €21.
128 pages, paperback, 21.5 x 28 cm, Italian.
Pubished in association with an exhibition at the Museo Civico d’Arte Antica, Turin.
Schwerpunkt: Schmuck. Archäologie in Niedersachsen Band 19.
Archäologische Kommission für Niedersachsen e.V.
Isensee, Florian, GmbH, 2016, €12.90.
156 pages, paperback, 21 x 23.8 cm, German.
Dirty Gold: How Activism Transformed the Jewelry Industry.
Michael John Bloomfield.
The MIT Press, Earth System Governance series, 2017, $30.
272 pages, hardback, 6 x 9 inches.